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#119306 - 12/15/04 07:17 PM Needle in a Haystack  
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Now which wire was it?
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#119307 - 12/15/04 08:59 PM Re: Needle in a Haystack  
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It looks like someone tried to stuff 10 pounds of Sh** in a 5 pound bag.


#119308 - 12/15/04 10:35 PM Re: Needle in a Haystack  
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Dont ask me to trace that circuit. [Linked Image]


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#119309 - 12/15/04 11:05 PM Re: Needle in a Haystack  
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So THAT'S what happened to my bowl of polychromatic spaghetti!!!!

Someone must have read the term "Box Fill" backwards!


No wire bias here- I'm standing on neutral ground.

#119310 - 12/16/04 01:45 AM Re: Needle in a Haystack  
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Hey, it's not full yet--there's still space to add several more conduits.


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#119311 - 12/16/04 10:00 AM Re: Needle in a Haystack  
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BTW, Those 2 large conduits that enter the back area of the box are crammed full....I am just sure they derated all those circuits.....


#119312 - 12/17/04 07:35 AM Re: Needle in a Haystack  
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"Now which wire was it?"

It's the one with the red wire nut on it. [Linked Image]


#119313 - 12/17/04 07:52 AM Re: Needle in a Haystack  
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"But it says right in my Ugly's that I can fit 176 #12 in a 2-1/2" EMT"

I have truly heard things like this many times. [Linked Image]


#119314 - 12/17/04 03:50 PM Re: Needle in a Haystack  
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2 weeks ago I was at a restaurant (vacant at the moment) and in the kitchen I just found something like that: Except for the fact it didn't have a cover and every wire was covered with 30 years worth of grease and dust...


#119315 - 12/17/04 04:41 PM Re: Needle in a Haystack  
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2 weeks ago I was at a restaurant (vacant at the moment) and in the kitchen I just found something like that: Except for the fact it didn't have a cover and every wire was covered with 30 years worth of grease and dust...


We have a name for that around here, its called a bomb [Linked Image]


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